Harvey Fierstein

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) | Torch Song Trilogy (1988) | Independence Day (1996)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 6, 1954 (age 64)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (32 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BoJack HorsemanBoJack Horseman (TV Series) iOvulate (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Hairspray Live!Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) Edna Turnblad, Writer (teleplay by)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Wiz Live!The Wiz Live! (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Buster Keaton / Tracy (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Submissions OnlySubmissions Only (TV Series) Auditioner #5 (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Judge Francis Flamm (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Drama Desk AwardsThe 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Nurse JackieNurse Jackie (TV Series) John Decker (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Lily's Smoking Voice (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("Everything's Coming Up Noses!") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Sleeping Grouchy (Aug 29, 2007) Himself (uncredited), Performer ("Everything's Coming Up Noses!")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("You Can't Stop the Beat") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Top 14 Results (Jul 12, 2007) Performer ("You Can't Stop the Beat")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Year Without a Santa ClausThe Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie) Heat Miser, Performer ("The Heat Miser Song")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Tony AwardsThe 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner & Performer, Performer ("You Can't Stop the Beat")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Common GroundCommon Ground (TV Movie) Don, Writer (segments: Amos and Andy)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Sissy DucklingThe Sissy Duckling (TV Movie) Elmer (voice), Performer ("I'm Me!"), Writer ("I'm Me!", "Time Takes Time"), Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Double PlatinumDouble Platinum (TV Movie) Gary Millstein  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for X-ChromosomeX-Chromosome (TV Series) Mom / Little Mom Head  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for HerculesHercules (TV Series) Argus Panoptes (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Stories from My ChildhoodStories from My Childhood (TV Series) Grambo (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Mrs. Leaperman (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Thumbelina (Apr 20, 1997) Mrs. Leaperman (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Fame L.A.Fame L.A. (TV Series) Jeremy Pinter (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Harvey Fierstein (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Daddy's GirlsDaddy's Girls (TV Series) Dennis Sinclair (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 3
  • Primary photo for The Myth, the Magic, the ManThe Myth, the Magic, the Man (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Stan Hatter (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for CheersCheers (TV Series) Mark Newberger (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Andrew (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Karl (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Tidy EndingsTidy Endings (TV Movie) Arthur, Writer (play "Safe Sex"), Writer (teleplay)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for ApologyApology (TV Movie) The Derelict  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Benedict (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Demon Murder CaseThe Demon Murder Case (TV Movie) Demon (voice)  Less 1983
Self (77 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Megyn Kelly TodayMegyn Kelly Today (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Access Hollywood LiveAccess Hollywood Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Trailblazer Honors 2016Trailblazer Honors 2016 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016 $1MM
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Making of the Wiz Live!The Making of the Wiz Live! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself - Kinky Boots (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Tony AwardsThe 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Presenter  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Broadway.com ShowThe Broadway.com Show (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2014
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  • Primary photo for Spotlight on BroadwaySpotlight on Broadway (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–2013
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Tony AwardsThe 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2013
  • Primary photo for Watch What Happens: LiveWatch What Happens: Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Talk StoopTalk Stoop (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for SmashSmash (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 66th Annual Tony AwardsThe 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Presenter  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–2012
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  • Primary photo for The 78th Annual Drama League AwardsThe 78th Annual Drama League Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Show People with Paul WontorekShow People with Paul Wontorek (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Heyman HustleThe Heyman Hustle (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for From Man to Mrs.: The Evolution of 'Mrs. Doubtfire'From Man to Mrs.: The Evolution of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TCM Guest ProgrammerTCM Guest Programmer (TV Series) Himself - Special Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2007
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–2007
  • Primary photo for The 61st Annual Tony AwardsThe 61st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Words and Music by Jerry HermanWords and Music by Jerry Herman (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007 $300K
  • Primary photo for The 60th Annual Tony AwardsThe 60th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards51st Annual Drama Desk Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2006 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself - Narrator / Himself - Host (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Tony AwardsThe 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 50th Annual Drama Desk Awards50th Annual Drama Desk Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 2005 $250K
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for In the LifeIn the Life (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (14 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2005
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  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 58th Annual Tony AwardsThe 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 49th Annual Drama Desk Awards49th Annual Drama Desk Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Superstar in a HousedressSuperstar in a Housedress Himself  Less 2004 $28K / —
  • Primary photo for Duplex: Behind the Scenes SpecialDuplex: Behind the Scenes Special (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Happy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of MeHappy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of Me (TV Movie) Self (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003 $2MM
  • Primary photo for 100 Years of Hope and Humor100 Years of Hope and Humor (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 45th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 45th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Death to Smoochy: Behind the Scenes DocumentaryDeath to Smoochy: Behind the Scenes Documentary (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Broadway's BestBroadway's Best (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for VH1/Vogue Fashion AwardsVH1/Vogue Fashion Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Rescued from the ClosetRescued from the Closet (Video) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • 1984 (Apr 16, 2000) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Politically IncorrectPolitically Incorrect (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 50th Annual Tony AwardsThe 50th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Previous Winner  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Independence Day'The Making of 'Independence Day' (TV Short) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Celluloid ClosetThe Celluloid Closet Himself  Less 1995 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 8th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual GLAAD Media AwardsThe 5th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1994
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV?The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV? (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual National CableACE AwardsThe 10th Annual National CableACE Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1988
  • Primary photo for Mama's Pushcart: Ellen Stewart and 25 Years of La MaMa E.T.C.Mama's Pushcart: Ellen Stewart and 25 Years of La MaMa E.T.C. Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Times of Harvey MilkThe Times of Harvey Milk Narrator (voice)  Less 1984 $14K / —
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Tony AwardsThe 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for BreakawayBreakaway (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Tony AwardsThe 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Our TimeOur Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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